Who invented the first counting machine?

Answer The Chinese invented the abacus, the first counting machine using beads, in 3,000 B.C. Blaise Pascal invented in 1642 the first true counting machine, where the result could be read directly from t... Read More »

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When was the first counting machine invented?

The oldest known counting device is the Babylonian Salmis tablet dating back to 300 B.C., but French mathematician Blaise Pascal developed the first mechanical counting machine in 1642. The pascali... Read More »

Who is the 18 year old inventor who invented the first pulley counting machine?

Blaise Pascal (1623--1662) was a mathematical prodigy in France. Pascal created and built the Pascaline, a digital calculator, around 1642. His father was a tax collector, and Pascal envisioned the... Read More »

What was the first counting machine?

The first counting machine was called the Pascaline and was invented in 1642. Blaise Pascal created the counting machine, a wooden box in which gears were turned to display numbers. The Pascaline c... Read More »

Who invented the first pitching machine?

Charles Hinton invented the first pitching machine in 1897. Hinton was a mathematics instructor at Princeton University. He came up with the idea of a pitching machine when he noticed that Princeto... Read More »